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|German to English translations [PRO]|
|German term or phrase: help with phrase (slogan)|
|One (final, I hope) question on Dresden.|
"Offenheit und Mut zu Neuem standen auch Pate für den neuen Slogan, mit dem die Stadt auf der Messe für sich wirbt – „Dresden. Platz für Ideen. Stadt für Investitionen. Raum zum Leben."
All I can come up with is:
"Dresden. Room for Ideas. City for Investments. Space for Living."
The only part I think sounds pretty good is the room for ideas. City for investments sounds so blah to me. Perhaps someone can come up with something a bit peppier?
Also, I'm concerned about the last part. I don't want to create any associations with the whole Lebensraum thing,
and would appreciate input from colleagues.
|English translation:my 2 pfennige|
Dresden. The place for ideas. The hub for investments. And a great spot to live,
The town I was born and still in my heart
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Local time: 03:30
|Thanks to all of you for your helpful ideas and comments.|
This was really one of those beautiful vs. faithful issues, and after much back and forth and hand-wringing, I finally ended up using "Dresden. Good Ideas. A Sound Investment. A Great Life." The best sounding ideas I felt strayed further from the original (admittedly choppy ) German, and my instincts argued against that this time. I have no idea if the client will keep it or throw it out for something they perhaps have already established or prefer. But thanks once again to you all for your help!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
|Summary of answers provided|
|4 +4||Dresden - where ideas, investments and individuals have space to grow|
|5 +2||Dresden. Room for Ideas. Space for Business. Home.|
|4 +2||my 2 pfennige|
|3 +2||Dresden: Room for Ideas. City for Ventures. Center with flair|
|4||Dresden. Open for ideas. City to invest in. Place to be.|
|4||Room enough for ideas, investments and living|
|3||City of Ideas, Head for Business, Heart of Gold|
|3||For Innovation, For Investment, For the Good Life-Where but in Dresden?|
|3||The city of Dresden is open to ideas, investments, and lifestyles|
|3||Dresden. To have ideas. To invest. To LIVE.|
|1||A great place for ideas, a great place to invest, and a great place to live|
4 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +2